Our Mission

At GARAS (Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers) we offer support to those seeking asylum in Gloucestershire, welcoming them when they arrive, advocating for them in their daily struggles, supporting them if they face being sent back as well as helping them adjust to their long term future if they are recognised as refugees.

Contact Information

Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (GARAS)
The Trust Centre
Falkner St

Telephone: 01452 550528
General enquiries: info@garas.org.uk
Administrative enquiries: admin@garas.org.uk

Adele Owen


June 9, 2014

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Hate Crime and Incident Development Worker

Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers is seeking applications for the post of Hate Crime and Incident Development Worker.


Part time: 18 Hours a week

Salary: £21,067 pro rata NJC Scale 24

Location: GARAS Drop-in Centre – across Gloucester’s communities

Closing date: Monday 23rd June 2014

Interview date: To be confirmed

This one-year post aim is to co-ordinate and develop a more effective reporting and follow-up system for hate incidents through developing stronger relationships with communities at risk of hate incidents to increase confidence in reporting and to develop community reporting through a network of community groups around the county and to support these groups to raise awareness in schools and other appropriate settings.

This post is funded by The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Gloucestershire

Closing Date for Applications : 5pm on Monday 23rd June

Post is subject to Criminal records Bureau checks

For information and application please e-mail: info@garas.org.uk or call 01452 550528